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Lee E. Tessler, MD

  • Specialty: Neurosurgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 516-255-9031
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About Me

From a very early age, I was fascinated with science, particularly the workings of the brain. This prompted me to pursue a degree in neuroscience, and I realized that neurosurgery would give me the opportunity to combine my interest in the brain with the ability to help people.

I specialize in treating patients with benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spine, including meningiomas, gliomas, metastatic tumors, and other types of tumors. I am skilled in the latest minimally invasive techniques to provide the best care for patients.

When patients come to me, I collaborate with specialists in neuro-oncology, radiation oncology, and medical oncology to develop a comprehensive, coordinated treatment plan. I utilize all resources of an integrated team approach to treat the whole person and improve outcomes.

I encourage my patients to participate in clinical trials, which offer access to innovative therapies and advance the efficacy of treatment for people with brain tumors.


  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, 2011
Education and Training
  • Residency, Bellevue/NYUMC, Neurosurgery, 2007
  • MD from Ohio State University, 2001

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Locations and Appointments

100 Merrick Road, Suite 128W
Rockville Centr, NY 11570

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Academic office

1991 Marcus Ave

Ste 108

Lake Success, NY 11042






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